Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 16 36
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 +8
Contract jobs citing VMware ESXi 6 19 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.81% 6.46% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 43.18% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 2
Slough median daily rate £310 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.69% -26.25%
10th Percentile £247 £297 £227
90th Percentile £404 £344 £359
Berkshire median daily rate £314 £370 £375
% change year-on-year -15.20% -1.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -44.62% +85.71%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 36 44 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 10.84% 14.97% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 31
Slough median daily rate £318 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.31% -10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £216 £219 £213
90th Percentile £537 £450 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £386 £386
% change year-on-year +10.03% - -0.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £18.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +10.34% -32.71%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Slough

VMware ESXi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VMware ESXi in Slough.

Contractor daily rate trend for VMware ESXi in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
5 2 (33.33%) Tekelec
5 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) DAB
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VLAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) NFS
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) AirWatch
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Tekelec
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (16.67%) Canon
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Crossbeam
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom
4 1 (16.67%) Sandvine
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec